5 edition of No such things found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 94 p. :|
|Number of Pages||87|
Describes in rhyme a variety of fantastical creatures such as theblue-snouted Twumps, the pie-faced Pazeeks, and the fancy Fandangos. File Size: 7MB.
These dudes opened their mouths to sing and a whole new race of mutants leaped out dancing and screaming into the future, driving fast cars and drinking beer and bouncing around half-naked in the back seats, getting ready to march through the 60's and soar into the 70's like nothing else had ever existed before.
In the 80s it was passable, because of the specific atmosphere at the time. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Perhaps the best way to look at No Such Thing would be to call it a twisted No such things on Beauty and the Beast. -- The fact that the film seems to have been generally panned in the newspapers Roger Ebert, as always, has no clue whatsoever, and does his best, again as always, to undermine the chances of anyone seeing them film makes this excellent review by Dan Tester all the more appreciated on my part.
But you'll enjoy it, and it'll grow on you in only the way a truly worthwhile story can.
But this movie is the epitome of a disaster. In the countless interviews he's given over the past fifty-plus years, he's been careful to present a demeanor that is part optimistic, part innocent, and part humble, with No such things odd winking cockiness for seasoning. For Hal Hartley,Icelandic setting also does not help much as the plot of his film is muddled as it has all the shades of a film which has been made in an agonizing hurry. In a year when South Korea announced that its new robotics museum will be built by robots, and French cheese terrorists put a camembert through every French MP's letterbox, The Book of the Year returns with another dose of barely believable yet bona fide facts and stories from the past twelve months.
As the musicians hold and gently riff on chords on a keyboard, Watts espouses on birth, death, and the infinite oneness of all creatures—"And wheresoever beings exist throughout all galaxies, it doesn't make any difference, you are all of them"—ending with amazement at the fact that humans need not be aware of this No such things You don't have to know how to shine the sun, you just do it.
" The February 1981 recording sessions at R. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Perhaps 10 is too high of a rating, but the other ratings are too low, so I'm trying to raise the average. I've been reading John Sinclair's remarkable Guitar Army, a gathering of his writings first published in 1972, and the three passages below from the "Preview" section have been thrumming in me for days.
Both allow me some measure of solitude in public; both encourage the kind of pleasant, essayistic ambling of the mind from thought to observation and back again; both create a kind of cocoon for me to be present and apart at the same time. Roger Angell once observed that baseball players, even all-stars and veterans, enjoyed not only talking about their accomplishments, but about when things went wrong on the field, the inevitable mistakes and comic disasters being an equal ingredient of the game they love.
When I find the time, I will call for you. Also, the villagers on the desolate coast of Iceland seemed to have adapted to No such things location quite well; rather than leaving the harsh environment, they found ways to adapt to it, including bringing offerings to placate the local monster.
No Such thing has no such idea of what it wants to be.
I theoretically understand that this was supposed to make her a counterpoint to the monster character and was aimed at creating more back-story for Beatrice.
The only criticism I have is that some of the campy stuff seemed out of place, like the scientists using all kinds of silly-looking devices to torture the monster.